Money management course highly popular

Record numbers are enrolling on a personal money management course in the wake of the financial crisis. The NCFE Personal Money management course for children and adults has seen enrolment increase by an amazing 32% in the past year and by 50% since its inception in 2007.

David Grailey, Chief Executive at NCFE, said: “It is vital that young people learn the importance of money management and are able to manage their financial affairs before they finish their education and enter the world of work.

“The course has already been incredibly successful – teaching young people key life skills – and the popularity of courses such as this continues to grow.

“Economically it is a challenging time for everyone at the moment and it is critical that we equip young people with the necessary skills to support them through these difficult times.”

David Grailey added: “This is a realistic qualification that is personal to the learners and helps to develop skills in financial literacy that young people can actually use.

“NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Personal Money Management is valuable as a means of teaching a crucial life skill. It also opens up a range of areas for further study and taster for a career within the lucrative financial sector.”

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